gasoline mileage


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Synonyms for gasoline mileage

the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned

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Furthermore, the recently introduced gasoline-electric hybrid cars demonstrate that gasoline mileage can be improved by 50 to 100 percent.
The EPA determined that average gasoline mileage for 2000-model-year passenger vehicles was 24 miles per gallon, the same as last year and the lowest since 1980.
Three reasons really: Football, gasoline mileage, and fathers and sons.
Take automobiles, for example: in the 20 year period from 1979 to 1999, the use of plastics in the typical car has increased 36%, and since plastic is so much lighter than metal, gasoline mileage has improved.
That duty eats up brakes, punishes transmissions, holds gasoline mileage below 12 mi/gal, and keeps engines in the most polluting operating range most of the time.
Dyson says users of the additive report improved gasoline mileage of 4-8 miles per gallon.
Hypermilers use a collection of fairly simple driving techniques designed to optimize gasoline mileage.
The non-hybrid new car with the best gasoline mileage rating in the United States is not a Honda or Toyota.
BAT International's modified Geo Metro, equipped with a new ``pulse charge'' engine touted to stretch gasoline mileage, circled the California Speedway on Tuesday, but conclusions about the new power plant are still beyond the horizon.
Responding to motorists' increasing concerns about incorrect gasoline mileage information for new cars, AAA is supporting a provision in the Senate transportation bill which requires federal regulators to provide more accurate miles per gallon (mpg) estimates.
Gasoline mileage is another reward for budget-conscious shoppers.
The 1998 model vehicles with the best gasoline mileage in miles per gallon in city, highway driving, according to the Environmental Protection Agency:
Take automobiles, for example: in the 20 year period from 1979 to 1999, the use of plastics in the typical car has increased 36 percent, and since plastic is so much lighter than metal, gasoline mileage has improved.
The federal government's gasoline mileage ratings for the 2014 MDX -- 20 miles per gallon in city driving and 28 mpg on the highway for the new, front-wheel drive model -- lead all other non-hybrid, non-electric, gasoline-powered 2014 SUVs that have three rows of seats.
Future Rosen-powered cars, depending on their weight and aerodynamic characteristics, are expected to obtain more than double the gasoline mileage of today's cars and to provide vehicle acceleration from zero to 60 mph in six to seven seconds.